Vu Nhu Hai
Lao People's Democratic Republic
Vunhuhai is a master in the lifelike portrayal of Budhist monks and common Lao people, capturing emotions like no other. He has a distinct realist style, characterized by his use of light and bright colored elements that contrast sharply with the darkened backgrounds.
Vunhuhai lives and works in Luang Prabang. He received his training at the Hanoi University of Fine Art, graduating in 1987. The following years the talented painter made his name in the Vietnamese and international art scenes. His paintings featured in exhibitions and collections in Switzerland, France, USA, Japan, Holland, Canada, Germany, Australia and other countries.